Daily Digest/NEW PUBLIC LAWS
(Daily Digest - December 20, 2004)

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[Daily Digest]
[Page D1134]
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                            NEW PUBLIC LAWS

     (For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D1131)
  H.R. 4818, making appropriations for foreign operations, export 
financing, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 
30, 2005. Signed on December 8, 2004. (Public Law 108-447)
  S. 2618, to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend 
medicare cost-sharing for the medicare part B premium for qualifying 
individuals through September 2005. Signed on December 8, 2004. (Public 
Law 108-448)
  H.R. 2655, to amend and extend the Irish Peace Process Cultural and 
Training Program Act of 1998. Signed on December 10, 2004. (Public Law 
108-449)
  H.R. 4302, to amend title 21, District of Columbia Official Code, to 
enact the provisions of the Mental Health Civil Commitment Act of 2002 
which affect the Commission on Mental Health and require action by 
Congress in order to take effect. Signed on December 10, 2004. (Public 
Law 108-450)
  S. 437, to provide for adjustments to the Central Arizona Project in 
Arizona, to authorize the Gila River Indian Community water rights 
settlement, to reauthorize and amend the Southern Arizona Water Rights 
Settlement Act of 1982. Signed on December 10, 2004. (Public Law 108-
451)
  S. 1466, to facilitate the transfer of land in the State of Alaska. 
Signed on December 10, 2004. (Public Law 108-452)
  S. 2192, to amend title 35, United States Code, to promote 
cooperative research involving universities, the public sector. Signed 
on December 10, 2004. (Public Law 108-453)
  S. 2486, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve and 
enhance housing, education, and other benefits under the laws 
administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Signed on December 
10, 2004. (Public Law 108-454)
  S. 2873, to extend the authority of the United States District Court 
for the Southern District of Iowa to hold court in Rock Island, 
Illinois. Signed on December 10, 2004. (Public Law 108-455)
  S. 3014, to reauthorize the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research 
and Control Act of 1998. Signed on December 10, 2004. (Public Law 108-
456)
  H.R. 4012, to amend the District of Columbia College Access Act of 
1999 to reauthorize for 2 additional years the public school and 
private school tuition assistance programs established under the Act. 
Signed on December 17, 2004. (Public Law 108-457)
  S. 2845, Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. 
Signed on December 17, 2004. (Public Law 108-458)